What constitutes Recovery ?

Someone recently asked me about my recovery journey and why alcohol is still present in my life? It was a reasonable question and I was more than happy to explain… The definition of “recovery.” The very word is the centre of much debate in the addiction community; some say it’s simply abstinence or remaining sober, […]

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Social distancing could be a recipe for relapse – But it doesn’t have to be

A lot of people’s recoveries from drug or alcohol addiction have relied on routine, being able to mix, socialise, share common experiences, talk through personal challenges. Support groups which were once a safe space to offload have been replaced with isolation and the physical distancing can pose a threat to people, particularly those in early […]

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Recovery Wobble

Recovery Wobble Fuck it! I hear you say Every reason to use None to stay clean “What’s the point” I hear you say Stuck in between Torn between right and wrong I get it… “The temptation to use is strong! But before you use Do ya sen a favour… Just take five Step back from […]

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